冠群專利師受邀指導成大「創新醫材專利與法規策略管理」工作坊

國立成功大學生物醫學工程所本學期開設《創新醫材專利與法規策略管理》課程,邀請本所專利師林台聖到校授課,就申請專利前期兩個核心工作:專利檢索策略、及專利撰寫範圍分析,提供完整介紹與實務練習指引,相關技巧尤其能幫助學生判斷自身發明有無申請專利的價值。

這門課程開設對象為碩博士班學生,今年修課學生除本地學生外,也有高比例的外籍生,來自越南、馬來西亞、泰國等多國。其背景涵蓋不同科別,包含醫生、生物技術及工程科系。

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EPO專利審查程序講座

EPO當前專利審查程序講座

2018年11月7日德國PATENTSHIP 事務所主持律師Dr. Robert Klinski 受邀至本所, 就EPO(歐洲專利局)目前審查績效制度對歐洲專利審查的影響,發表主題講座,並就實務上可能遭遇的問題,分享其多年累積的專業經驗。

On November 7, Dr. Robert Klinski, the Managing Director of PATENTSHIP Patentanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, was invited to share his observation on how EPO’s internal KPI system might have impacted the European Application Process and Result. He also gave applicants and agents valuable advice on how to avoid unwanted situations during the process.

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EPO專利審查程序講座

How EPO’s Internal KPI System Impact on EP Application Nowadays

To increase efficiency and quality of EPO service, the office has introduced a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor examiners’ performance in recent years. The performance rating system greatly boosts the office productivity but has its downsides, too. Under the current KPI system, search report in each case is awarded most points, meanwhile, a refusal action is awarded more points than a further written opinion or oral proceeding.

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